Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

In Caring (Abingdon), Denise Massey outlines six steps for effective pastoral conversations that coach people to access their own spiritual and personal resources.
Karen Armstrong’s The Lost Art of Scripture (Knopf) and David Kessler’s Finding Meaning (Scribner) also release today.

What to Consider When Acknowledging You Are On Stolen Indigenous Lands is a post from Healing Minnesota Stories.  On Being shares resources.  Healing  Minnesota Stories offers Sacred Site Tours.

Theresa Cho explores moving through a pastoral transition by telling stories in a series of posts, What Is Your Story?  Cho shares ideas for intergenerational worship and prayer stations at Still Waters.

Syria: The Burden of Memory and The Hope of the Gospel is a study guide with a leader guide and resources from the Syria Lebanon Partnership Network of the PC(USA).

David R. Brubaker explores leadership in an age of polarization in When the Center Does Not Hold (Fortress).  Congregational Consulting Group posts a series on polarization by Brubaker and others.  Why Congregations Exist is his most recent post.

Beyond Belief, a six session DVD study from Living the Questions, contains core teachings and never-before-seen material of Marcus Borg and commentary from Marianne Borg.

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